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Can I Pursue Legal Action After a Drunk Driving Accident in New York?

Can I Pursue Legal Action After a Drunk Driving Accident in New York?

Auto accidents can have severe life-long consequences. If you or a loved one were injured in a drunk driving accident, do not wait to reach out to our skilled Westchester County auto accident attorneys today. Our firm is here for you each step of the way.

How can a drunk driving accident be affected by New York’s dram shop laws?

The state of New York has dram shop laws for the purpose of prohibiting establishments and vendors from selling alcohol to those who are either minors under the age of 21, those who are visibly intoxicated, and those who are known, regular drinkers. If a company violates the dram shop law and an individual is injured as a result, the establishment can be held at least partially responsible for the victim’s injuries.

If you would like to learn more about New York’s dram shop laws, do not wait to reach out to our skilled New York personal injury attorneys today. Our firm is dedicated to ensuring that you and your future are protected.

Can a drunk driver be held liable for my injuries?

The state of New York permits injured parties to hold the drunk driver liable for their injuries. If you were injured in an accident due to a drunk driver, you and your attorney will have to show that you were injured as a result of the drunk driver’s negligence. If the court finds that your injury was a result of the driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to recover the compensation you need to ease some of the burdens you are facing.

It is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today to learn more about how our skilled Westchester County auto accident attorneys can represent you. Our attorneys are committed to ensuring that you obtain the compensation you need to feel whole again.

What is the statute of limitations in New York?

If you would like to pursue legal action after you were injured in a car accident due to a drunk driver, you will need to do so immediately. The state of New York has a statute of limitations of three years for most personal injury claims. This suggests that you will have three years from the date of your accident to file a personal injury claim against a drunk driver. You will want to begin your claim as soon as possible. Our firm is just one call away. We will ensure that you meet each of your claim’s deadlines.

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Hausman & Pendzick effectively represent victims of negligence in Westchester County and across the state of New York. We understand how challenging life can be without financial compensation for serious injuries you have wrongly sustained. If you need a knowledgeable and skilled personal injury attorney to help you recover compensation after an accident, contact Hausman & Pendzick today.

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